The best recipes for cabbage delicacies or what else can be prepared from this healthy vegetable!

A green ball full of vitamins and minerals, which many of us are not too fond of.

If you are one of those who hate this cruciferous vegetable, try our unique recipes with cabbage!

By using the right spices and other ingredients, very tasty dishes can be prepared from it.

You will be pleasantly surprised!

Baked cabbage with beef, tomatoes and cheese

A great casserole that you will absolutely love thanks to its perfect taste! Plus, you can keep it in the fridge for several days!


  • 1 large cabbage
  • 500 g of ground beef
  • 1 onion
  • 3 cloves of garlic
  • 2 cups of rice
  • 2 cups mozzarella
  • 1/4 cup water
  • 400 g of canned chopped tomatoes
  • 400 g of tomato puree
  • 1 teaspoon sweet paprika
  • 1 teaspoon of Worcestershire sauce
  • 1/2 teaspoon dried oregano
  • 1/2 teaspoon dried thyme
  • 1/2 teaspoon of salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • 1 tbsp olive oil
  • fresh parsley for garnish


  1. Preheat the oven to 180°C.
  2. Fry ground beef, chopped onion and pressed garlic in a pan.
  3. Then add oregano, thyme, sweet pepper and Worcestershire sauce to the meat and mix thoroughly.
  4. Also add water, tomato paste and canned tomatoes to the pan.
  5. Simmer for 15-20 minutes, stirring occasionally.
  6. Then turn off the heat and mix the rice into the mixture.
  7. In the meantime, while the meat and sauce are cooking, sauté the cabbage cut into pieces in another pan with oil.
  8. While the cabbage is stewing, salt and pepper it, cook for approximately 5-7 minutes.
  9. Then put half of the cabbage on the bottom of a greased baking dish.
  10. Then pour the mixture with meat and sauce on the cabbage and cover it with the rest of the cabbage.
  11. Cover with foil and place in the oven to bake for approximately 40 minutes.
  12. Then remove the foil from the bowl, add the mozzarella pieces and bake for another 15-20 minutes until the mozzarella has melted and the baked cabbage starts to brown.

Serve the cabbage casserole sprinkled with fresh parsley.

A dish with cabbage baked with beef and cheese

Be inspired by the various dishes made from brussels sprouts . You can cook it, bake it, fry it and stew it!

Healthy Cabbage Soup

This tasty and rich soup is a popular dish not only for vegetarians and vegans. It will warm you up and fill you up perfectly!


  • 1/2 cabbage
  • 4 cups of broth
  • 2 cups of water
  • 400 g of canned chopped tomatoes
  • 400 g sterilized white beans
  • 1 onion
  • 2 carrots
  • 2 cloves of garlic
  • 2 stalks of celery
  • 2 tablespoons of olive oil
  • 1/2 teaspoon chili
  • 1 teaspoon of thyme
  • salt pepper
  • fresh parsley


  1. Heat the olive oil in a large saucepan, add the chopped onion, carrot and celery.
  2. Season with salt, pepper and chili and cook for about 5 minutes until soft.
  3. Add beans, crushed garlic cloves and thyme.
  4. Mix and then add broth and water.
  5. Bring the mixture to a boil and add finely chopped cabbage and tomatoes.
  6. Simmer for approximately 10 minutes.
  7. Add freshly chopped parsley to the soup and add salt if necessary.

Serve the cabbage soup with fresh bread.

Cabbage soup with mixed vegetables

Cabbage leaf rolls in tomato sauce

The secret of tasty and nice-looking rolls lies in blanching. The leaves need to be boiled briefly in hot water, then cooled sharply and dried. This technique will ensure that the leaves retain their beautiful green color, will be pliable, but will not crack during packaging.



  • 1 cabbage
  • 500 g of ground beef
  • 1 cup of rice
  • 1/2 cup chopped onion
  • 1/4 cup fresh parsley
  • 1 egg
  • 1 teaspoon of dried minced garlic
  • oil
  • salt pepper

Tomato sauce

  • 800 g of canned chopped tomatoes
  • 400 g of tomato puree
  • 2 tablespoons of butter
  • 1/2 cup chopped onion
  • 1 teaspoon of dried minced garlic
  • 2 tablespoons of cane sugar
  • 1 tbsp of wine vinegar
  • salt pepper


  1. Heat the butter in a large saucepan, add the chopped onion and sauté for approximately 5 minutes.
  2. Add garlic, tomatoes, tomato paste, salt and pepper.
  3. Mix thoroughly.
  4. Stir in the sugar and vinegar and bring the mixture to a boil, stirring occasionally.
  5. Cook for approximately 10-15 minutes.
  6. In the meantime, put the cabbage in a pot of water to boil.
  7. Cook for approximately 3-5 minutes until the cabbage leaves are tender.
  8. Then take out the cabbage, cool it sharply and peel twelve leaves from it.
  9. In a bowl, mix the minced meat with rice, salt, pepper, onion, parsley.
  10. Finally, stir in the egg and half a cup of pre-made tomato sauce.
  11. Then put the meat mixture in the center of each cabbage leaf and then wrap the leaf in the form of a roll.
  12. If you want, you can strengthen the leaves with toothpicks so that they don’t unroll during baking.
  13. Place the leaves in a baking dish and pour over the tomato sauce.
  14. Bake in an oven preheated to 180°C for approximately 60 minutes, until the leaves and meat are soft.

Serve the cabbage rolls with mashed potatoes topped with tomato sauce.

Cabbage leaf rolls filled with minced meat served with tomato sauce

Patties are also a very popular cabbage dish. Get inspired by our diverse recipes for cabbage meatballs .

Steamed cabbage with meat and vegetables

Do you have bad memories of this dish from your childhood? This version will definitely pleasantly surprise you, almost everyone likes it!


  • 1 cabbage
  • 400 g of minced meat
  • 200 g of bacon
  • 400 g of canned chopped tomatoes
  • 800 ml of broth
  • 1/2 onion
  • 2 carrots
  • 3 cloves of garlic
  • 1 tbsp dried oregano
  • 2 teaspoons of sweet paprika
  • salt pepper


  1. Cut the bacon into cubes and simmer in a saucepan for 2 minutes.
  2. When it releases some fat, add the chopped onion, garlic and carrot and cook until soft for 5-8 minutes.
  3. Add ground meat, sweet pepper, oregano, salt and pepper.
  4. Simmer for 2-3 minutes, stirring constantly.
  5. Then add the broth and add the tomatoes.
  6. When the mixture begins to boil, add the cabbage cut into pieces and cook for approximately 40 minutes, stirring occasionally.
  7. Mix, taste and add seasoning if necessary.
A dish with stewed cabbage, minced meat and vegetables

Untraditional cabbage meatloaf

An original variant of meatloaf, which differs from the classic ones in that you do not need any minced meat for it.


  • 1 small cabbage
  • 10 slices of bacon
  • 2/3 cup plain flour
  • 2/3 cup milk
  • 2 eggs
  • 1/2 teaspoon of salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • 2 tablespoons of butter


  1. Place the quartered cabbage in a pot of water and boil for approximately 30 minutes.
  2. Then drain the cabbage, rinse with cold water and cut into smaller pieces.
  3. Remove any excess water from the cabbage.
  4. Lightly fry diced bacon in a pan.
  5. Mix the flour, salt, baking powder and pepper in a bowl.
  6. Then add the eggs and butter and mix in the milk a little at a time.
  7. Blend until the mixture is smooth.
  8. Let stand for 30 minutes.
  9. Then add the cabbage and bacon to the flour mixture and mix thoroughly.
  10. Transfer the finished mixture to a greased baking dish or baking pan.
  11. Bake in an oven preheated to 200°C for approximately 50-55 minutes.

Cabbage meatloaf tastes excellent with potatoes and tartar sauce.

Cabbage meatloaf with pieces of bacon

Stuffed cabbage or cabbage bun

A unique dish, the serving of which is a unique gastronomic experience.



  • 1 cabbage
  • 500 g of ground beef
  • 1 onion
  • 3/4 cup cooked rice
  • 1 cup of water
  • 1 egg
  • 1 teaspoon of dried minced garlic
  • 2 teaspoons of olive oil
  • salt pepper


  • 400 g of canned chopped tomatoes
  • 150 g of tomato puree
  • 1 clove of garlic
  • 2 tablespoons of butter
  • 1/2 cup chopped onion
  • 2 teaspoons of dried oregano
  • 2 teaspoons of dried thyme
  • 1 teaspoon of cane sugar
  • salt pepper


  1. In a bowl, mix the tomatoes, puree, onion, butter, sugar and spices to form a sauce.
  2. Using a sharp knife, hollow out the head of cabbage so that you are left with a “shell” with a wall about 3 centimeters thick.
  3. Cut the hollowed-out center of the cabbage into small pieces.
  4. Heat the oil in a pan and fry the chopped cabbage and onion until soft, about 5 minutes.
  5. Then remove the mixture from the heat and let it cool.
  6. Mix ground meat, onion-cabbage mixture, rice, eggs, salt and pepper in a bowl.
  7. Add the tomato sauce to the mixture and mix.
  8. Afterwards, use a spoon to transfer this mixture into the cabbage shell.
  9. Wrap the entire head of cabbage tightly in cotton cloth, in which you will cook the cabbage, so that it does not fall apart.
  10. Place the wrapped head in a pot with a cup of water and cook with the lid on for approximately 60-75 minutes over low heat until the cabbage is soft.
  11. Then carefully remove the cabbage from the pot and unwrap the cloth.
Cabbage loaf filled with a mixture of meat, vegetables and rice

Cauliflower is a close relative of cabbage. Try fried cauliflower in different forms!

Cabbage pudding

Prepare this tasty treat with us! To intensify the taste, you can replace part of the mozzarella with other cheeses, for example parmesan or gorgonzola!


  • 1/2 cabbage
  • 4 eggs
  • 1 and 1/2 cups mozzarella
  • 1/4 cup sour cream
  • 1/4 cup mayonnaise
  • 1/4 cup plain flour
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon cornstarch
  • 1/2 teaspoon of salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • 2 tbsp spring onions
  • fresh chives for garnish


  1. Preheat the oven to 180°C.
  2. Mix the sour cream, eggs and mayonnaise in a bowl.
  3. In another bowl, mix together the flour, baking powder and cornstarch.
  4. Add the flour mixture to the egg mixture and mix thoroughly into a smooth dough.
  5. Sprinkle finely chopped cabbage with salt in a bowl, mix thoroughly.
  6. Then add finely chopped spring onions to the cabbage.
  7. Place the cabbage and onion mixture in a greased baking dish and pour the batter over it.
  8. Sprinkle mozzarella pieces on top.
  9. Bake in the preheated oven for approximately 35 minutes until golden.

Cabbage prepared this way tastes best with fresh bread.

Delicious cabbage pudding

Crispy cabbage slices as an original side dish

Do you want to impress your family or friends with a healthy and non-traditional side dish for meat? Try this simple and quick recipe!


  • 1 cabbage
  • 2 tablespoons of rapeseed oil
  • salt pepper


  1. Preheat the oven to 200°C.
  2. Cut the head of cabbage into slices approximately one and a half centimeters thick.
  3. Then coat these slices with oil on both sides, salt and pepper.
  4. Place on a tray lined with baking paper and bake for approximately 15-20 minutes.

Serve this delicious side dish especially with roast meat. You can also combine it with other side dishes, for example with potatoes.

baked cutlets from cabbage slices

Why include cabbage in your diet?

Cabbage, also known as brussels sprouts, contains a large number of health-promoting substances. In terms of vitamins, it is especially rich in vitamin C, E, K and group B vitamins. Of the minerals, it contains a large amount of potassium, magnesium, calcium, phosphorus and iron. In general, there are three types of cabbage, head cabbage, Brussels sprouts and curly cabbage.

The advantage of cabbage is that it can be prepared in many ways, for example stewed, baked or fried. It can also be used in salads, but it must be lightly boiled before consumption. By the way, we already meet cabbage in our menu in records from the Middle Ages.

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